Kokam has introduced the K-UPS series of high power Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) battery racks featuring Kokam's Ultra High Power Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt Oxide (UHP NMC) battery technology.
Commercial production of a "home grown" lithium-ion battery is to begin in India. The technology, developed by scientists at CSIR-Central Electro Chemical Research Institute in Karaikudi is being put into production by Bengaluru-based Raasi Solar.
Thai renewable power technology company Energy Absolute is planning to invest US$3 billion in a gigafactory project, betting on the prospect that electric vehicles and smart grids will soon catch on in Southeast Asia.
A novel African utility company, which sports actor Leonardo Di Caprio as one of its board members, is actively rejecting lead aid technology for storage back up as it rolls out microgrid technology across the continent.